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Gruffalo Spotters Trails at Wendover Woods

Bring the Gruffalo and other characters to life with our brand new Gruffalo Spotters trail and exciting augmented reality app.

Please note: Due to vandalism, our Gruffalo trail is missing 6 signs. The trail is still in place and is currently still working with the app. We are working to get replacements as soon as we can, and apologise for the inconvenience.

Download The Gruffalo Spotter app at home, then visit Wendover Woods. Along the trail look out for clues which lead to footprint marker posts - point the app at these and watch Mouse, Fox, Owl, Snake and the Gruffalo appear before your eyes!

Activity KitGruffalo trail dates and information

The trail is open from the 22nd February 2017. It is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy following clues and collecting evidence. Download the app before you visit and point it at the markers to bring the characters to life! You can find the start of the trail sign posted from the café, begins in the play park and it is about 2km in length.

Activity KitActivity Kit

Set out on your Gruffalo Spotting adventure with the Gruffalo Activity Kit! The kit contains an evidence collection bag, 5 fact and activity cards, stickers of the Gruffalo characters, a special magnifying glass, ruler and a pencil! Buy your activity pack from the café or GoApe cabin for just £3.

Parking

The trail and the app are free of charge, but we ask that visitors pay to park in the forest. For up to 2 hours the fare is just £1.70, 2-4 hours is £3.30, and over 4 hours is £6.10.

More information

Parts of the trail are steep, and unsurfaced, so can get very muddy - take care! Visit www.forestry.gov.uk/gruffalo for more information about Gruffalo Spotters!

Are you brave enough to take a photo with the Gruffalo? Share it on Facebook and Instagram with #GruffaloSpotters!

Photos from the trail

 

 

 


 

© 1999/2004 & TM Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

Last updated: 17th March 2017

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What's Here?

  • Barbeque
  • Cafe
  • Cycling
  • Mountain biking
  • Hi-Rope
  • Information
  • Ancient Monuments
  • Orienteering
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Play area
  • Walking
  • Trim trail
  • Viewpoint
  • Toliets

Location

OS Grid ref: SP890090
Postcode: HP22 5NQ

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Contact

Wendover Woods Office

0300 067 4160 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings) 07796 313507 all other times
wendoverwoods@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk
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